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Medical News Today: The unexpected dangers of gum disease
According to recent research, gum disease may increase the risk of a range of seemingly unrelated conditions, including cancer and dementia.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Your furniture may contain harmful chemicals
Researchers found traces of toxins in the blood or urine of children living in homes with sofas containing flame-retardant chemicals or vinyl floors.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Malawi: No Medical Certificate, No Exam Marking For Teachers
[Nyasa Times] Teachers who will be deemed medically unfit by health practitioners should forget participating in the process of marking examinations administered by the Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB), according to the Board.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: How Govt is Winning Malaria Fight
[New Times] Following the malaria contingency plan that was put in place in 2016, severe cases of malaria and mortality have since decreased by 50 per cent.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AHA News: With New Heart, Mom of Four Competes in Transplant Games
Title: AHA News: With New Heart, Mom of Four Competes in Transplant GamesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - February 22, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Up-and-Coming Texas Singer Lucky to Be Alive and Still Singing the Blues
Title: AHA News: Up-and-Coming Texas Singer Lucky to Be Alive and Still Singing the BluesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - February 22, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Study suggests a gender gap in federal funding to scientists
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - February 22, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Cash injection to help cut waiting times
Initial £27m awarded to health boards Related items fromOnMedica Bed crisis leaves surgeons 'kicking their heels' Fewer staff in NHS needed to get finances balanced MPs question NHS budget claims Five-year plan for general practice unveiled NHS workforce demands end to 1% pay cap
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

D G Shah founder of Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance dies at age 77
Mr Shah started the IPA when the Indian pharma companies were trying to find their feet in the global pharma landscape.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA May Step In If States Don ’ t Tighten Vaccine Laws
BOSTON (CBS) – Routine childhood vaccines are required to stay in school, but more and more parents are opting out for what they call personal or religious reasons. Now, the head of the FDA says the federal government may have to step in if states don’t strengthen their vaccine laws. Seventeen states allow families to skip vaccines for personal beliefs. Forty-seven states, including Massachusetts, allow religious exemptions. A child gets a vaccine. (WBZ-TV photo) As a result, we’re seeing outbreaks of potentially deadly diseases that were once eradicated, like measles. In fact, there have been at least 12...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall FDA Vaccines Source Type: news

Antipsychotic Polypharmacy May Reduce Long-Term Rehospitalization Risk, Study Finds
In this study on the long-term use of antipsychotic polypharmacy in schizophrenia, researchers examined seven monotherapies and 22 antipsychotic combinations, excluding polypharmacy periods shorter than 90 days.Researchers analyzed data on all Finnish patients with schizophrenia treated in an inpatient setting from 1972 to 2014, and the 62,250 patients were followed for a median of 14 years, with researchers pulling data on their dispensation of antipsychotic medication. The primary outcomes studied were the number of psychiatric rehospitalizations, with hospitalizations due to physical illnesses and deaths serving as seco...
Source: Psychiatr News - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: antipsychotics aripiprazole clozapine JAMA Psychiatry Jari Tiihonen monotherapy polypharmacy quetiapine rehospitalization schizophrenia Source Type: research

Medical News Today: How to reduce your risk of asthma
Asthma risk factors include smoking, dust mites, and environmental pollutants, as well as many others. Steering clear of these risk factors can help people avoid developing the condition. Learn more about how to prevent asthma here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Asthma Source Type: news

More Evidence Ties Diet Drinks to Greater Stroke Risk More Evidence Ties Diet Drinks to Greater Stroke Risk
More research suggests an association between high consumption of diet drinks and increased stroke, as well as a strong link between higher intake and small vessel occlusions.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Painting and Playing Board Games Releases Oxytocin
Oxytocin has been nicknamed the “love hormone” because it is typically associated with good feelings and emotions. That is an oversimplified description of this hormone that also acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. Oxytocin plays a complex role in our bodies, and appears to be connected to (but not limited to) human emotions, childbirth, breastfeeding, recognition and bonding. The positive effects of increased levels of oxytocin are many and include greater relaxation, more willingness to trust others, and general psychological stability. The hormone also appears to help reduce stress and anxiety. All in all, a g...
Source: World of Psychology - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Janet Singer Tags: Creativity Habits Happiness Research Board Games Gender Differences Oxytocin Painting Source Type: blogs

Sackler Embraced Plan to Conceal OxyContin ' s Strength From Doctors Sackler Embraced Plan to Conceal OxyContin ' s Strength From Doctors
Richard Sackler, whose family has reaped billions of dollars from OxyContin, boasted that sales exceeded his ' fondest dreams, ' according to a secret court document obtained by ProPublica.ProPublica
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Turoctocog Alfa Pegol (Esperoct) for Hemophilia A FDA OKs Turoctocog Alfa Pegol (Esperoct) for Hemophilia A
Turoctocog alfa pegol is an extended half-life factor VIII molecule for treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding episodes and perioperative management in adults and children with hemophilia A.FDA Approvals
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Fifth of Gay Brits Who Try to Change Sexuality Attempt Suicide, Survey Says Fifth of Gay Brits Who Try to Change Sexuality Attempt Suicide, Survey Says
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Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

GNC, Rite Aid announce partnership through 2022
The 20-year partnership between GNC and Rite Aid will continue for at least three more years, according to a news release from the companies. The Pittsburgh-based health and wellness company GNC (NYSE:GNC) will continue to operate stores within Rite Aids through 2022, continuing a partnership that has been in place since 1998. There are approximately 2,200 GNC store-within-a-store locations around the country, including a majority of Ri te Aid's wellness stores. GNC has an additional 6,400 standalone…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Luke Torrance Source Type: news

300 jobs, $2.5M investment heading for High Point courtesy of Aetna
Speaking this afternoon at the High Point Municipal Building, Gov. Roy Cooper delivered the news that Aetna will expand its High Point operations with 300 new hires and a $2.5 million investment – as Triad Business Journal reported earlier today. "We are here with good news for High Point, Guilford County and the entire state of North Carolina," Cooper said. "Aetna chose us because they know us. They know our workforce will be smart, dedicated and well trained ...They know this is a plac e where…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Luke Bollinger Source Type: news

Acelity ’ s KCI launches Abthera NPWT system in Japan
Acelity subsidiary KCI said today that it launched its Abthera open abdomen negative pressure therapy system in Japan. The San Antonio-based company’s Abthera is a temporary abdominal closure system intended to allow surgeons to manage challenging abdominal wall openings where primary closure is not possible and to manage repeat abdominal entries. KCI said that the system has be validated in clinical studies, showing increased patient survival, improved primary fascial closure rates, shorter intensive care unit stays and improved outcomes. “When dealing with patients managed with damage control for severe abd...
Source: Mass Device - February 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wound Care Acelity kci Source Type: news

No, scientists didn't find a cure for HPV: Here’s what you need to know
A viral news story claimed a group of Mexican scientists found a cure for human papillomavirus and the cancers it causes. Here's what you need to know.
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop yourself or someone else from cutting
Cutting is a type of self-harm. Although it can be a challenging habit to break, there are many ways to prevent yourself or others from cutting. Learn about them here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Buying Insulin Over-the-Counter at Walmart Common Practice Buying Insulin Over-the-Counter at Walmart Common Practice
Surveys conducted with Walmart and other pharmacy chains reveal that many patients with diabetes are turning to Walmart ' s own, less expensive over-the-counter human insulin.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to tell if your baby has asthma
Potential signs of asthma in babies include flared nostrils, lethargy, and coughing. Learn more about the signs of asthma in babies and when to see a doctor here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Asthma Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera Struggles to Eliminate Malnutrition
[Daily News] MORE efforts are needed to ensure that unnecessary deaths among children aged below five years are brought to an end. A recent survey shows that almost 41.7 per cent of children in Kagera Region are suffering from malnutrition.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why sleep is good for your arteries
A study of mice has uncovered an anti-inflammatory mechanism, involving a brain hormone through which good sleep can slow plaque buildup in arteries.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Through my eyes: Opiate addiction
I remember my doctor telling me, 'Now, don ’t get hooked on these sweetheart,' but it was too late. I already was. This is the story of my opiate addiction.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Two Killed Helping Stranded Ambulance in Georgia
COCHRAN, Ga. (11Alive) — Two people from Macon have been identified as the people killed in an accident on I-16E in Bleckley County Tuesday night. According to Cpl. Chad Harrison with Georgia State Patrol, the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. when an ambulance pulled over on the side of the road after running out of gas. Two people inside a Toyota Prius – apparently friends of the [EMS personnel] -- pulled over to help.  
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 21, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

New York City EMT Begins Second Tour of Duty
NEW YORK (WABC) - The FDNY held a graduation ceremony for 170 probationary EMTs Tuesday, and it was a special day for the class valedictorian who is beginning her second tour of duty with the department. Donna Jaworski, a 48-year-old mother of three, was the head of her class. "There is nothing else I can picture myself doing," Jaworski said. "This is calling for me, and I think any first responder would say the same. It's something that you love to do. It's something that you are born to do." Jaworski initially served as an EMT for 10 years, but in 2003, she left to care for her family.  
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 21, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Source Type: news

Tanzania: Seriously, Non Communicable Diseases Is a Grave Matter
[Daily News] ON Tuesday, the Tanzania media fraternity was shaken by the loss of two individuals who had their lives snuffed out the way a candle is blown out in a windy night.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

81 Dead, 50 Injured, Burned, in Bangladesh Blaze
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 81 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday. The fire in Dhaka's Chawkbazar area was mostly under control after more than 10 hours of frantic firefighting efforts. About 50 people were injured, with some critically burned. The district dating to the Mughal era 400 years ago is crammed with buildings separated by narrow alleys, with residences commonly above shops, restaurants or warehouses on the ground floors. Denizens of the Muslim-majority nation throng to Chawkb...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 21, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News Source Type: news

World's largest bee, missing for 38 years, found alive in Indonesia
Biologists discover single female Wallace ’s giant bee inside a termites’ nest in a treeAs long as an adult thumb, with jaws like a stag beetle and four times larger than a honeybee, Wallace ’s giant bee is not exactly inconspicuous.But after going missing, feared extinct, for 38 years, the world ’s largest bee has been rediscovered alive on the Indonesian islands of the North Moluccas.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Insects Wildlife Conservation Deforestation IUCN red list of endangered species Indonesia Global development Exploration Science Environment Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

World's largest bee, missing for 38 years, found in Indonesia
Biologists discover single female Wallace ’s giant bee inside a termites’ nest in a treeAs long as an adult thumb, with jaws like a stag beetle and four times larger than a honeybee, Wallace ’s giant bee is not exactly inconspicuous.But after going missing, feared extinct, for 38 years, the world ’s largest bee has been rediscovered on the Indonesian islands of the North Moluccas.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Insects Wildlife Conservation Deforestation IUCN red list of endangered species Indonesia Global development Exploration Science Environment Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Fluoroquinolone Prescriptions Common at Discharge Fluoroquinolone Prescriptions Common at Discharge
Stewardship interventions to limit fluoroquinolone prescribing among inpatients were overshadowed by prescribing at discharge, new data showed.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises'
Report says few headlines sparked by food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia and HaitiClimate change was responsible for the majority of under-reported humanitarian disasters last year, according to analysis of more than a million online news stories.Whole populations were affected byfood crises in countries ravaged by by drought and hurricanes such as Ethiopia and Haiti, yet neither crisis generated more than 1,000 global news stories each.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Arthur Neslen Tags: Climate change Media Natural disasters and extreme weather Environment Famine Ethiopia Africa Haiti Americas Madagascar Science Society World news Source Type: news

AHA News: Up-and-Coming Texas Singer, Charley Crockett, Lucky to Be Alive and Still Singing the Blues
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- A few years ago, Texas country-blues singer Charley Crockett wrote " How Long Will I Last " about an uncertain love affair. Little did he know the song title would also apply to his struggle...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Up-and-Coming Texas Singer Lucky to Be Alive and Still Singing the Blues
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- A few years ago, Texas country-blues singer Charley Crockett wrote " How Long Will I Last " about an uncertain love affair. Little did he know the song title would also apply to his struggle...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: With New Heart, Mom of Four Competes in Transplant Games
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Kristen Patton was settling in to feed her newborn on Christmas Eve as her three older children went to bed. It was the holiday evening she had envisioned -- relaxed family time the day...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acupuncture may reduce menopause symptoms
A recent study investigated whether acupuncture might be a useful, nonpharmaceutical way to minimize some of the symptoms that occur during menopause.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Comparison of Microbial Count on Various Surfaces in Operating Rooms at Different Times of the Day.
Authors: Petersen-Fitts G, Gambone A, Sherwood A, Whaley J, Katz DL, Lima DJL, Sabesan V Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of microbial contamination of surfaces in the operating room (OR) and to understand the relationship between time and location of contamination. Five OR surfaces were sampled at two time points on three consecutive Mondays and Thursdays. Each sample was cultured on a blood agar plate and introduced to a liquid nutrient broth. The most sterile surface was the OR lights with only one positive growth sample at each time. At both times, the most commonly contaminated su...
Source: Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances - February 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Surg Orthop Adv Source Type: research

A World Party
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Feb 21 2019 (IPS)I have been a member of the first international party: the Transnational Radical Party, founded in 1956 by Marco Pannella and Emma Bonino. Then in 1988, I was a wetness of the large protest, in Berlin West, against the meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, a precursor of the “Battle of Seattle” in 1988, where 40.000 protesters disrupted the annual meeting of the two world’s financial institutions. I was even detained for a day by the police, even if was just a witness: my condition...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Global Governance Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity South-South TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tanzania: Ocean Road Guarantees Availability of Medicines to Cancer Patients
[Daily News] MEDICINE availability at Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) has improved by 91 per cent in the past three years, thanks to increased government funding to the institute.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: This Japanese plant could hold the key to extended youth
New research finds that a compound in a traditional Japanese medicinal plant could boost cellular health and protect against the ill effects of aging.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Records 37 New Lassa Fever Cases As Death Toll Rises
[Premium Times] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AHA News: Diabetes Remains Dangerous Despite Modern Medicine
Title: AHA News: Diabetes Remains Dangerous Despite Modern MedicineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - February 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Abuja Hospital, Family Differ Over Cause of Health Advocate's Death
[Premium Times] Kayafat Abdulazeez woke up February 14 with plans to enjoy the lovers' day with her fiance.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How news coverage of terrorism may shape support for anti-Muslim policies
(Wiley) Terrorist attacks committed by the so-called Islamic State are rising in Western countries. A new Political Psychology study indicates that how the news media portray these attacks may influence emotional responses and support for anti-Muslim policies such as immigration bans.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trends in microbiological spectrum of endophthalmitis at a single tertiary care ophthalmic hospital in India: a review of 25 years
Trends in microbiological spectrum of endophthalmitis at a single tertiary care ophthalmic hospital in India: a review of 25 years, Published online: 21 February 2019; doi:10.1038/s41433-019-0380-8Trends in microbiological spectrum of endophthalmitis at a single tertiary care ophthalmic hospital in India: a review of 25 years
Source: Eye - February 21, 2019 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Joveeta Joseph Bhavani Sontam Sai Jeevana Madhuri Guda Jaishree Gandhi Savitri Sharma Mudit Tyagi Vivek Pravin Dave Taraprasad Das Source Type: research

EP News: Basic and Translational
Right ventricular (RV) outflow tract (RVOT) is a common site of ventricular arrhythmias in the athlete ’s heart. In the present study, Gülan et al (Sci Rep 2019;9:100, PMID 30643204) tested the roles of RVOT in ventricular arrhythmias during exercise when the thin-walled RVOT is expected to be exposed to high wall shear stress (WSS). Phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging was used to obtain RV and RVOT flow patterns from 2 healthy athletic male proband’s hearts and 2 patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia.
Source: Heart Rhythm - February 21, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Nipavan Chiamvimonvat Tags: EP News Source Type: research

SC exempts painkiller Saridon from the banned list in India
The health ministry had banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 fixed dose combinations (FDCs) of drugs in September last year.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news